Westside Middle School

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8601 Arbor St

Omaha, NE 68124

(402) 390-6464

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Grades: 7 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,000

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Westside Middle School

For everyone who is saying Westside is a bad school below, get with the times. I am an EY (excellence in youth) student which is an advanced placement thing. The teachers will adjust the difficulty of the work based on your ability, so it doesn't matter that they are all lumped together. The fact that ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 01/31/14

Westside has excellent elementary schools, but the middle school is a disaster. It is a waste of two years. Other than Math, all kids take the same classes, regardless of ability. So, in English, Science, etc., you have the brightest kids sitting next to the slowest. There is very little writing or ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/10/13

Westside is exceptional. My only wish is that they would spend less on technology and more on the most valuable asset - educators.

Posted by a parent on 12/26/08

Lacks discipline in classroom and accountability for student work. Teachers are not supported by the administration. Kids allowed an entire quarter to turn in work without any consequence (reduced grade, or a 0)! Does not challenge high end learners in the classroom, except for math. All other subjects, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/08/08

They make you do your best and will not give up. teacher[s] are nice and not miss leading.

Posted by a student on 01/14/08

I feel this is the best school for my kids and happy for almost everyday is a great day for them and how quickly they are learning.

Posted by a parent on 08/07/07

Westside Middle school has an excellent principal. Unfortunately, the curriculum presented to the students is lacking in academic rigor. Teachers are not trained in differentiation of instruction and all students get the same instruction, regardless of their abilities or previous learning. An example ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/20/05

There were good teacher and counclers when I was there. They teachers are very helpful when it needed. All the teachers wants you to pass your class. It may seem like their pushing you to hard but it will help you in the long run that's one thing I took with me when I left.

Posted by a former student on 02/04/05

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Test scores for Westside Middle School

NeSA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Westside Middle School
Westside Community Schools
* In 2011-2012 Nebraska used the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grades 4, 8 and 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The NeSA is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nebraska. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Omaha schools — Westside Middle School is located at 8601 Arbor St, Omaha NE 68124. 8601 Arbor St is in the 68124 ZIP code in Omaha, NE The school district for Westside Middle School is the Westside Community Schools. Westside Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 7 - 8.
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